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Essentials Ch. 6

Essentials of Human Disease - Ch. 6

the most common dermatitis during infancy, which is called cradle crap, is a form of seborrheic dermatitis
*** is a type of inflammation of the skin that tends to occur in persons with a family history of allergic conditions ***psoriasis
***is a common contagious superficial skin infection caused by either Streptococcus or Staphlococcus aureus ***impetigo
Contact dermatitis can be induced by irritation, sensitization, or photoallergy
The cause of acne vulgaris is Unknown, thought to be linked to hormonal changeds and predisposed by heredity, accompanied by plugs that promote the growth of bacteria in the follicles. answer - all of the above
The treatment of erysipelas (cellulitis) includes immobilization, elevation, compresses and antibiotics
The following statement is true about scabies and pediculosis they are two most common parasitic infections to infest man
Tinea capitis, tinea corporis, tinea pedis and tinea cruris are manisfestations of dermtophytosis
The most common premalignant tumors are actinic keratosis and nevi
a precursor to skin cancers is actinic keratosis
The most serious type of skin cancer is malignant melanoma
***is a serious form of skin cancer that often ulcerates, forms a crust, and has a tendency to metastasize if allowed to reach an advanced stage ***Squamous cell carcinoma
The most common symptom of malignant melanoma is a change in a new or existing pigmented lesion or mole.
The ABCDEs of malignant melanoma include Asymmetry, Border, Color, Diameter and Elevation
***is an abscess that involves the entire hair follicle and adjancent subcutaneous tissue A furuncle
False Appearance and location of the lesions confirm the diagnosis of each of the three tpes of skin carcinoma
True Basal cell carinoma is the most common type of skin cancer.
True Ninety-five percent of all skin carcinomas result from chronic overexposure to the sun
True Itch mites and lice spread easily from one person to another by close physical contact
False Warts are caused by noninfectious fungus infection
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